2010 Academic Staff Institute

Tuesday, April 13, 2010
2010 Academic Staff Institute

Breakfast Keynote
“Leadership By and For Academic Staff: Toward an Excellence-Rewards Initiative”
Steve J. Stern
Vice Provost for Faculty and Staff Programs

8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club

Sponsored by:
Madison Academic Staff Association (MASA); Office of the Provost; Academic Staff Executive Committee (ASEC); Academic Personnel Office (APO); Office of the Secretary of Academic Staff; and  Office of Human Resource Development (OHRD)

All academic staff are invited to attend the annual Academic Staff Institute. Brush up on the latest information on issues important to academic staff, learn new skills and techniques, and learn about
organizations/programs available to academic staff.

Cost
$25 (includes a full breakfast and lunch)

If you have been planning to join MASA (application), now is the time.  Your registration fee, paid with personal funds, for the Academic Staff Institute will be refunded once a new membership application has been received by the MASA membership coordinator. MASA is unable to reimburse a department/program.

Sessions

  • Working together to achieve shared goals, Don Schutt, Office of Human Resource Development
  • Information on the revamped Mentoring Program
  • Strategies for being your own advocate, Kay Simmons & John Mather, Ombuds Office
  • The art of relaxation through Chinese exercise, Donna Silver, Secretary of the Academic Staff
  • Communicating with The Clover Practice, Kathleen Paris, Office of Quality Improvement
  • Latest news on unit clarification and collective bargaining

Participants may attend three of the twelve available sessions.  In addition, there will be resource tables available during breaks so you can learn more about campus programs and organizations for academic
staff.

Registration and payment deadline is April 6.

Register via the OHRD website at
https://www.ohrd.wisc.edu/OHRDCatalogPortal/Default.aspx?tabid=29&CourseKey=29533

Parking is available at the Madison Concourse for $7.00, the parking ramp across the street for $.85/hour, and, of course, the Madison Metro buses are a great option from your home or campus parking lot.

We hope to see you there! Space is limited! Don’t wait to sign up!

All academic staff are invited to attend the annual Academic Staff
Institute.
Brush up on the latest information on issues important to academic
staff, learn new skills and techniques, and learn about
organizations/programs available to academic staff. 

ACADEMIC STAFF INSTITUTE
Tuesday, April 13, 2010

7:45 am * Registration
8:00 am to 1:00 pm
The Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club

Sponsored by:
Madison Academic Staff Association (MASA)
Office of the Provost
Academic Staff Executive Committee (ASEC)
Academic Personnel Office (APO)
Office of the Secretary of Academic Staff
and
Office of Human Resource Development (OHRD)

Cost:    $25 (includes a full breakfast and lunch)
(But wait! If you have been planning to join MASA (application), now is
the time.  Your registration fee, paid with personal funds, for the
Academic Staff Institute                        will be refunded once a
new membership application has been received by the MASA membership
coordinator. MASA is unable to reimburse a department/program.)

The breakfast keynote will be Vice-Provost for Faculty and Staff Steve
J. Stern, Leadership By and For Academic Staff: Toward an
Excellence-Rewards Initiative

Sessions in this year's institute will include:  

-Working together to achieve shared goals * Don Schutt, Office of
Human Resource Development
-Information on the revamped Mentoring Program
-Strategies for being your own advocate * Kay Simmons & John Mather,
Ombuds Office
-The art of relaxation through Chinese exercise * Donna Silver,
Secretary of the Academic Staff
-Communicating with The Clover Practice * Kathleen Paris, Office of
Quality Improvement
-Latest news on unit clarification and collective bargaining

Participants may attend three of the twelve available sessions.  In
addition, there will be resource tables available during breaks so you
can learn more about campus programs and organizations for academic
staff.

Remember, the cost to attend this event is only $25 and includes a full
breakfast buffet and luncheon (vegetarian entrees will be available).  

Registration and payment deadline is April 6. 

Register via the OHRD website at
https://www.ohrd.wisc.edu/OHRDCatalogPortal/Default.aspx?tabid=29&CourseKey=29533.

Parking is available at the Madison Concourse for $7.00, the parking
ramp across the street for $.85/hour, and, of course, the Madison Metro
buses are a great option from your home or campus parking lot.

We hope to see you there! Space is limited! Don't wait to sign up! 

If you have questions, please feel free to contact me via return
e-mail.  The planning committee members of the Academic Staff Institute
are Valli Warren, Heather Daniels, Donna Silver, Kathi Matthews-Risley,
and Charlene Krembs.

Brown Bag: The UW Academic Staff Mentoring Program

Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Brown Bag: The UW Academic Staff Mentoring Program

Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Memorial Union TITU

A panel of current and former mentors and mentees will discuss their experiences with the program and answer your questions. This program should interest you whether you would like to have a mentor, be a mentor, or just learn about what this program has to offer.